Oat Beverages & Celiac Disease: Why We Are a Bit Concerned

Bottom line: If you drink oat-based beverages, please choose products you trust made using gluten-free oats. Gluten in liquids adds up very quickly. Background: The part per million level of a product is obviously important BUT it doesn’t tell the whole story. The amount of gluten ingested depends on BOTH the ppm level AND the […]

Baked Chicken Shawarma Rice Casserole (Low FODMAP)

If I have developed one signature dish over the last decade of running this site, I would have to say it’s the chicken and rice casserole. This easy homemade chicken shawarma recipe is just the latest mash-up in a long line of esteemed casseroles. Let’s take a walk down memory lane, shall we? It all […]

Super Fruit Kale Smoothie

Super Fruit Kale Smoothie, a quick and easy healthy breakfast or snack! With just a handful of nutrient-packed ingredients, this is the perfect kid-friendly vegetable and fruit smoothie.  Keeping up with our Kale theme but transitioning into April’s spring produce month, we’re kicking things off with a light and refreshing strawberry kale smoothie! Now that […]

Spinach Alfredo Skillet Lasagna

Vegan Spinach Alfredo Skillet Lasagna makes the perfect weeknight dinner! An easy vegan pasta recipe that is family-friendly, uses just 1 skillet, and is ready to eat in about 45 minutes! Bubbling hot lasagna deliciousness…. Are you ready for it? Spinach Alfredo Skillet Lasagna!  A satisfying one-pan meal that your whole family will enjoy! Perfectly […]

Gluten-Free Goddess Pasta Frittata with Kale

An Italian Classic – Updated. Today I offer you a simple recipe spun from the magic of leftover gluten-free spaghetti and eggs- a creamy, light frittata. Perfect for the weekend. Or when you’re simply too tired to cook. Or you have nothing in the fridge but a carton of eggs, half a bag of kale […]

Easy Instant Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe with Honey Garlic Sauce

If you’re new to pressure cooking, this Instant Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe with Honey Garlic Sauce is the perfect recipe to try out! And it’s just the dish you need when looking for easy dinners to feed the hungry hordes. Err, family. You’ll love how much flavor you get from these awesome honey garlic chicken […]

Lavender Simple Syrup

This liquid lavender sweetener is a lovely sweetener that make Italian soda or milk steamers fresh and floral. It is fantastic for adding to layers of a cake for extra flavor and texture as well. I love using lavender like I use our rose simple syrup. I enjoyed the best steamer in Portland at Kyra’s […]

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

What exactly is Chimichurri? Chimichurri sauce is an Argentinean condiment, similar to pesto, a sauce that is popular throughout South America. The flavor variations are endless and all the possible uses are as well. Learn how to make this basic version of Chimichurri Sauce plus all the ways you can use it. Sauces are my […]

Buffalo Style Avocado Toast {gluten-free}

I have said it before and I will say it again, you can take the girl out of Buffalo, but you can’t take the Buffalo out of the girl. The feelings of being homesick and missing my family back home in Buffalo, NY have hit new levels after over a year of being separated. Southern […]

Rosemary Simple Syrup

I love using this herbal sweetener for mocktails and herbal teas. It is also great to add a lovely herbal touch to lemon or vanilla cake. This herbal infusion adds a bit of sweetness with a fresh touch to anything you want to add it to. If you want to give any of these mocktails a […]